The famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and prestigious running of the Brickyard 400 appear next on the Sprint Cup Series schedule.
As of Monday, there are 41 cars entered, meaning one will go home, barring any entry list updates.
Currently, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is entered in the No. 88 car for Hendrick Motorsports. However, once an update on his health status is provided later this week, HMS will officially confirm if he will return behind the wheel this weekend. If he is unable to compete, Jeff Gordon will pilot the car.
The No. 93 BK Racing car for Ryan Ellis is the additional entry this weekend as he attempts to qualify for his third race of the season. He has finished in 37th in both starts in 2016, including last weekend at New Hampshire.
Defending race winner Kyle Busch will eye a second victory at Indianapolis on Sunday. If he captures the victory, it will be his fourth of the season and he will tie Brad Keselowski for most in the Sprint Cup Series.
Racing begins on Friday at Indianapolis with opening practice at 1:30 p.m. and final practice at 4 p.m. (all times ET). Qualifying will take place on Saturday at 1:45 p.m. Coverage of the race starts Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.
|1||Jamie McMurray||Chevy||McDonald's||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|2||Brad Keselowski||Ford||Miller Lite||Team Penske|
|3||Austin Dillon||Chevy||Dow / Mycogen||Richard Childress Racing|
|4||Kevin Harvick||Chevy||Jimmy John's||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|5||Kasey Kahne||Chevy||Farmers Insurance||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Trevor Bayne||Ford||AdvoCare||Roush Fenway Racing|
|7||Regan Smith||Chevy||Nikko RC VelociTrax||Tommy Baldwin Racing|
|10||Danica Patrick||Chevy||Nature's Bakery||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|11||Denny Hamlin||Toyota||FedEx Express||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|13||Casey Mears||Chevy||GEICO||Germain Racing|
|14||Tony Stewart||Chevy||Mobil 1 / Chevy Summer Sell Down||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|15||Clint Bowyer||Chevy||AccuDoc Solutions||HScott Motorsports|
|16||Greg Biffle||Ford||Performance Plus Motor Oil||Roush Fenway Racing|
|17||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||Ford||SunnyD||Roush Fenway Racing|
|18||Kyle Busch||Toyota||Skittles||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|19||Carl Edwards||Toyota||Stanley||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|20||Matt Kenseth||Toyota||Dollar General||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|21*||Ryan Blaney #||Ford||Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center||Wood Brothers Racing|
|22||Joey Logano||Ford||Shell Pennzoil||Team Penske|
|23||David Ragan||Toyota||Brandeis Machinery||BK Racing|
|24||Chase Elliott #||Chevy||NAPA Auto Parts||Hendrick Motorsports|
|27||Paul Menard||Chevy||Valvoline / Menards||Richard Childress Racing|
|30*||Josh Wise||Chevy||Curtis Key Plumbing||The Motorsports Group|
|31||Ryan Newman||Chevy||Grainger||Richard Childress Racing|
|32||Patrick Carpentier||Ford||Can-Am||GO FAS Racing|
|34||Chris Buescher #||Ford||Dockside Logistics||Front Row Motorsports|
|38||Landon Cassill||Ford||Snap Fitness||Front Row Motorsports|
|41||Kurt Busch||Chevy||Haas Automation / Monster Energy||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|42||Kyle Larson||Chevy||Energizer||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|43||Aric Almirola||Ford||Smithfield||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|44||Brian Scott #||Ford||TBD||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|46||Michael Annett||Chevy||Allstate Peterbilt Group||HScott Motorsports|
|47||A.J. Allmendinger||Chevy||Kroger / Kingsford||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|48||Jimmie Johnson||Chevy||Lowe's Red Vest||Hendrick Motorsports|
|55*||Reed Sorenson||Chevy||TBD||Premium Motorsports|
|78||Martin Truex Jr.||Toyota||Auto-Owners Insurance||Furniture Row Racing|
|83||Matt Dibenedetto||Toyota||ScienceLogic||BK Racing|
|88||Dale Earnhardt, Jr.||Chevy||Axalta||Hendrick Motorsports|
|93*||Ryan Ellis (i)||Toyota||ScienceLogic||BK Racing|
|95||Michael McDowell||Chevy||Thrivent Financial||Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing|
|98*||Cole Whitt||Chevy||Speed Stick||Premium Motorsports|
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